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The army was required to activate the organized reserves (the regular reserves and the state National Guard) in entire units only. The army's critical need, however, was not for entire units but for individual replacements, fillers, and trainers, an incongruity that led to the callup of individual nondrilling reservists while entire units sat out the war at home. Nondrilling World War II veterans went before drilling nonveterans. Moreover, there was no good mesh between provisions for induction and provisions for reserve callup.
The draft's subsequent terms—eight years of liability, an order of call that took the oldest first, a premium on extended uncertainty for those subject to call—evolved from and made sense within the context of this new posture. Peacetime conscription was to induce, much more so than to induct, for military service. UMT Resurrected While it had ushered in a new selective draft, the Truman administration was still no fan of selective service. A small, highly specialized and wholly volunteer active force, backed by a massive reserve composed of graduates of UMT, was Truman's postwar preference.
Moreover, there was no good mesh between provisions for induction and provisions for reserve callup. As a result, reservists who were fathers, students, and skilled technicians were activated, while draftees were deferred on these very same grounds.
A history of innovation : U.S. Army adaptation in war and peace by Jon T Hoffman; Center of Military History